New Surgery’s and wheelchair parts
first off the urology appointment went OK, the urodynamics test proved that i couldnt empty my bladder unless i had a bladder spasm, and even then it was iffy on whether or not it would empty(they over filled my bladder with a cath, put pressure sensors up my bum, and also had one on the cath to watch for spasms or other issues — they had me so over full it hurt ALOT)
The supra-pubic catheter idea has been denied by me in favor of either a sphinctorectomy(they cut the bladder muscles by stickin a cam and a scalple down my pee hole) or another surgery where they cut a hole in your bladder and one in my lower abdominal wall, and then stitching the holes together so i constantly leak out the hole into my diapers, which means no more cath but for now they are ordering me 6 a month and put me on oxybutynin to try and reduce the pressure and bladder spasms and to continue to let me void without pain..
Also my pain doc has changed me to morphine sulfate instant release 5 times a day, and is having me get a psych eval so i can get the spinal stimulation implant, but my insurance is balking about the psych eval so i have to fight for it, unfortunately.
Oh and i forgot to mention i had another epidural(1cc of Dexamethasone in each of the 4 injection spots in addition to lidocaine and dye) which failed as epicly as the first, a few days of more pain, a few of less, then a lot of days with a lot more pain around the site and other places…also got a cold n fever + other issues…so no more epidurals for me
In addition i dont know if i mentioned going in for new wheelchair parts a while back, the insurance finally approved the payments for it, so the place is ordering the parts and i should be getting them soon..some of the parts include some new castors and or froglegs, castor caps, a new air cushion, a new seat-belt, 2-4 new tires and rims, new back rest, and a general tune-up
Also have been having alot of night-terrors n other stuff, but thats a topic for another post, TTYL ALL
Lots of love, Codie